IRI announced it has entered into a long-term strategic relationship with Sobeys Inc. As one of two national food retailers in Canada, Sobeys operates approximately 1,500 stores in all 10 provinces under retail banners, including Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Price Chopper, Thrifty Foods and Lawtons Drugs.
Ahold USA, parent company of Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover, Giant Carlisle and online grocery Peapod, announced that it has partnered with RangeMe, the online platform that streamlines new product discovery between retailers and product suppliers.
Dawn Foods has announced that Dexter Bakery in Dexter, MI is the winner of its National Donut Party Contest, a unique promotional program developed by Dawn for independent retail bakeries across the country to celebrate both National Donut Month and the recent election season.
Food Safety Net Services (FSNS), a leader in the microbial, chemical testing, and auditing of food and nutraceutical products for the food safety industry, announced that Aaron Pleitner, Ph.D. has joined the company as Research Scientist.
Consumer interest in protein, sustainability, and functional foods, along with breakthrough technologies like CRISPR, are among 2017’s top U.S. food and nutrition trends, according to the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation.